#1
Hey Guys.

Had a small question to ask you.

I bought a Hercules acoustic guitar stand along with my first guitar, about 2 years back. That stupid piece of crap failed on me within just a few months. Apparently, the plastic handle which is attached to a spring, which helps adjust the height, just snapped. I was able to fix it but due to the fix I can't adjust height anymore.

I assumed that because of the price (100 dollars) that it would be a -medium-good quality stand. Has this happened before to anyone. Can Hercules be trusted?

I bought my second guitar a while back and my mother bought me a hercules wall stand to go with it. I'm worried that this too might fail soon.. I wasn't gonna buy the stand, but my mother beat me to it.
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#2
Why spent so much on essentially a metal bent rod with padding

I guess it should be decent, but what is there to a stand really? As long as it's a good piece of metal.

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#3
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Why spent so much on essentially a metal bent rod with padding

I guess it should be decent, but what is there to a stand really? As long as it's a good piece of metal.


It had a cool locking mechanism which is why I bought it. The guitar can't fall over with just one bump to the neck as they do on most other stands.. But I totally get you. I'm using simple stands for my other guitars..
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#4
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It had a cool locking mechanism which is why I bought it. The guitar can't fall over with just one bump to the neck as they do on most other stands.. But I totally get you. I'm using simple stands for my other guitars..



Well with most guitars in stands the centre of gravity is so low, that you either knock the stand + guitar over or neither most of the times.

If I had money to spare I maybe buy them, but I'd rather spend money on other stuff.

Up to your own consult in the end really, everything I tell you would be anecdotal anyway.

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#5
Hercules are very well regarded. I'd be surprised if you had an issue twice.

You should have contacted them the first time around for warranty replacement.
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Hercules are very well regarded. I'd be surprised if you had an issue twice.

That makes me a little relieved about my guitar.


You should have contacted them the first time around for warranty replacement.



Yeah, I did. Apparently, that breakage wasn't covered by their warranty. As is the problem with most other warranties, it's only applicable if the product had a defect out of the box. It may have had a crack or something, which wasn't noticed earlier, but even in general, I don't understand how something like this would happen. Luck's a bitch.
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No, I judge people based on how similar they are to me.
The greater the similarity, the more of a total ****ing **** they are.


Metal is like an apple. Everything is good except for the core